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Diahnne Abbott: Bio, Childhood, Family, and Education

Diahnne Abbott was born on 1st January 1945 in New York City, New York, the USA. Her full name is Diahnne Eugenia Abbott. There is no information available about her parents and siblings. Her father was a welder and mother name was a nurse. Likewise, she attended Newnham College. Then, she attended the University of Cambridge. Diahnne holds American nationality and belongs to American-African ethnicity. She has 5 feet 7 inches height and 64 Kg weight. She has black hair colour and has dark brown eye colour. Her zodiac sign is Capricorn.


Diahnne Abbott: Career

Diahnne Abbott began her career with her screen debut in ‘Taxi Driver’ in 1976. Likewise, this was De Niro’s second collaboration with Scorsese after the 1973 crime film ‘Mean Streets’. Whereas, ‘Taxi Driver’ is a neo-noir psychological thriller that revolves around a lonely veteran named Travis Bickle (De Niro) who drives a taxi in the New York City and is plagued by chronic insomnia.

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In fact, the film masterfully documents his gradual descent into insanity as he conspires to assassinate a presidential candidate as well as the pimp of an underage prostitute he meets. Then, she portrayed a character credited as the concession girl in the film. In the same year, she appeared in the musical drama “Welcome to L.A.”. During 1977 musical drama “New York, New York”, she got the chance to display her singing skill as a Harlem club singer. Likewise, she would reunite with them for the 1983 satirical black comedy “The King of Comedy’. Similarly, she cast as Rita Keane, she played one of the main characters for the first time in her career.

Then, she also worked in John Cassavetes’ film “Love Streams” (1984), the semi-autobiographical film “Jo Jo Dancer, Your Life Is Calling” (1986), and “Before Night Falls” (2000). Then, she also portrayed the protagonist Lea/Leah in the 2002 drama film “Soliloquy” and its 2006 sequel “Lea’s Soliloquy”. Furthermore, both films were directed by Jacques Zanetti, with whom she also worked in “James Abbott is Gone” (2013) and “Day After Day” (2017). Apart from that, her TV career, she appeared in the recurring role of Sonia in NBC’s “Crime Story” (1988).

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Diahnne Abbott: Relationship

The 73 years old, Diahnne Abbott is a divorced woman. She was marred with Robert De Niro in 1976. Together, the couple has two children namely, Drena De Niro and Raphael De Niro. But, the couple got divorced.


Diahnne Abbott: Net Worth and Online Presence

The American actress and singer, Diahnne Abbott has earned a decent income from her career. She has a net worth of $9 million USD. Diahnne is not active on any sorts of social media like Facebook, Twitter, and Net Worth.